Notice of Vacancy for the Office of Councillor – North Ward

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the North Ward of Newbiggin by the Sea following vacation of office due to failure to attend meetings by Councillor Sian Darbyshire.


In order for a by-election to be held, 10 electors from the Parish (Ward), must make such a request in writing, within 14 days of the date of this notice, (not including

Saturdays and Sundays and Dies Non), to the Returning Officer.


If notice in writing is not forthcoming from 10 electors, then the existing Town Council may then fill the vacancy by co-option.

The address of the Returning Officer, to whom all requests for an election, and all other enquiries relating to this notice and any other election issue should be directed,

is :-

Elections Office

Northumberland County Council

County Hall



NE61 2EF


Tel: 01670 624811

E Mail:


Dated: 18th September 2023


E Brown – Town Clerk

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